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With its international business base, AirBridgeCargo is wll-placed to survive the economic crisis in Russia

Moscow: the rising cargo hub

Carriers, News, Traffic May 31, 2017 at 10:36 am

The first quarter of 2017 was almost universally a solid quarter for air freight, but if carriers from one region stood-out, it might just be those based in Moscow. Recent reports of high double-digit traffic growth figures are almost reminiscent of those seen during the heydays of the Gulf Carriers,Read More

Overheard at Cargo Facts Asia

Overheard at Cargo Facts Asia

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Conversions, News May 18, 2017 at 10:04 am

SHANGHAI – A record crowd of senior executives from all links in the air cargo supply chain gathered at the Grand Hyatt in Shanghai late last month for Cargo Facts Asia 2017 – the sixth annual presentation of what is now undeniably the region’s premier industry event. After five yearsRead More

BOC Aviation purchases two 747-8Fs on AirBridgeCargo’s behalf

BOC Aviation purchases two 747-8Fs on AirBridgeCargo’s behalf

Aircraft, Carriers, News, Photos+Videos March 31, 2017 at 10:13 am

Earlier this week, Japan-based Nippon Cargo Airlines cancelled its outstanding order for two 747-8Fs (NCA cancels remaining 747-8F orders).  Today, the announcement of a firm two-aircraft order from Singapore-headquartered BOC Aviation appeared to soften the blow, but it will have no real impact on Boeing’s backlog, because it is part ofRead More

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HNA Group affiliates gobble up Hong Kong-based assets

Airports, Asia, News March 27, 2017 at 10:28 am

Hong Kong Airlines recently acquired a 51% stake in SATS HK, the Hong Kong affiliate of Singapore-based airport services provider, SATS. In parallel, Hong Kong Airlines’ investment arm, Holistic Capital Investment, acquired a 35% stake in Asia Air Freight Terminal (AAT) (a stake that was owned by forwarder and logisticsRead More

Robert van de Weg resigns as Volga-Dnepr Group SVP

Robert van de Weg resigns as Volga-Dnepr Group SVP

Carriers, News, Strategy January 26, 2017 at 10:47 am

2017 has certainly gotten off to a tumultuous start, with numerous management shake-ups at top air freight and logistics companies around the globe. Earlier this week, we reported executive changes at Etihad Airways, FedEx Corp, and ASL Airlines Belgium in New faces in high places. Today, The Loadstar reported RobertRead More

ABC breaks full-year volume record in just ten months

Carriers, News December 1, 2016 at 12:10 pm

Russia-based AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the scheduled-service subsidiary of Volga-Dnepr Group, reported its October cargo volume up 30% y-o-y to 58,000 tonnes. For the first ten months of 2016 ABC’s cargo volume was up 29% over the same period in 2015 to 498,000 tonnes. But, more significantly, ABC’s ten month totalRead More

Is Moscow the new Gulf?

Is Moscow the new Gulf?

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, Traffic December 1, 2016 at 10:24 am

As we have often pointed out in recent posts, growth in demand for air freight has stalled in the Gulf Region, with both Emirates and Etihad reporting low-single-digit year-over-year gains for much of this year. But 4,000 km to the north, Moscow-based carriers AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), and Aeroflot are rackingRead More

Who will become the heavyweight champion?

Who will become the heavyweight champion?

Aircraft, Carriers, News, Strategy November 21, 2016 at 10:53 am

It’s official. Both Ukraine-based Antonov Company and Russia-based Volga-Dnepr Group have confirmed they will end their decade-long sales joint venture, and go it alone in the outsize and heavylift marketplace beginning 1 January. The two companies created the joint venture, Ruslan International, in 2006 to jointly market their combined An-124-100 fleets.Read More